Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Data Science

This course aims to produce specialist data scientists with training in industry relevant data acquisition, storage, warehousing, analytics and visualisation tools and techniques and a good understanding of the needs of industry. The course will prepare graduates in technical disciplines for a career in the design and implementation use of computer-analytics and visualisation solutions for industry. The course will emphasise big data, covering not only traditional data management systems but also systems where data and/or its storage is unstructured.

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entry requirements are an Honours degree (2nd Class or better) in a discipline with significant computing, mathematics or statistics content. These requirements may be relaxed for applicants holding a qualification or industrial experience of equivalent standard. Where an applicant supports an application with alternative qualifications, the School may wish to arrange an interview to discuss the level of qualification offered and the experience gained in an industrial background. All international students, for whom English is not their 1st language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Course modules

Modules include: Data management; data mining; data warehousing; intelligent web technologies; advanced data science; data science development; big data analytics and visualisation; professional development and research skills; project investigation; project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,700 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,520 per Whole course (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 262209